Van Gogh Worldwide – the making of a new digital platform providing art-historical and technical data about the works of Vincent van Gogh, using linked open data

Evelien de Visser, RKD - Netherlands Institute for Art History, Netherlands

Abstract

Van Gogh Worldwide is a new digital platform providing art-historical and technical data about the work of Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890). The aim of Van Gogh Worldwide is to present data for all of his artworks in an accessible way, via a user-friendly website. In this demonstration, we will discuss the process of developing the platform and the decisions that went into it.

Keywords: database, art, art history, linked open data, museums, technical documentation


Cite as:
de Visser, Evelien. "Van Gogh Worldwide – the making of a new digital platform providing art-historical and technical data about the works of Vincent van Gogh, using linked open data." MW21: MW 2021. Published February 9, 2021. Consulted .
https://mw21.museweb.net/paper/van-gogh-worldwide-the-making-of-a-new-digital-platform-providing-art-historical-and-technical-data-about-the-works-of-vincent-van-gogh-using-linked-open-data/